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Working Smarter, Not Harder

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Are you promising to work harder in the new year?

Every year about this time most of us working stiffs promise ourselves, our bosses and maybe our spouses to work harder in the new year. Our capitalist ethic seems to say the harder you work the more money you will make and the better your life will be.

But that may not always be true, you could be working yourself ragged for a company in a dying industry. Or for a boss who takes a blind eye to your contribuition to his bottom line. Or you discover that the harder you work the more more money the tax man picks from your pocket. So how about just working smarter in the new year?  read more »